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Federer and Nadal primed for dream final reprise

Federer and Nadal primed for dream final reprise

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have shared the Grand Slam spoils this year and it would take a hard heart not to hope for a fairytale rematch next month of their epic 2008 Wimbledon final.

Syria will abide by "de-escalation" plan -minister

Syria will abide by "de-escalation" plan -minister

Syria's foreign minister said on Monday that his government would abide by the terms of a Russian plan for "de-escalation" zones so long as rebels also observed it.

Qatar gears up for Road World Championships

Qatar gears up for Road World Championships

‘We thank all of our venues for their support and hope residents will join us in celebrating this great event’

Erdogan pushes for new charter to create executive presidency

Erdogan pushes for new charter to create executive presidency

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Wednesday for a new constitution that would give him greater powers, heightening opposition fears

Russian finance minister warns on spending as crisis deepens

Russian finance minister warns on spending as crisis deepens

Russia’s finance minister called yesterday for a cut in planned spending to weather an economic crisis, warning of a more than ...

Nonresident Nepalese press for constitution

Nonresident Nepalese press for constitution

While political parties in Nepal are trying hard to forge consensus for contentious issues, nonresident Nepalese organisations in Qatar are pressing...